American School of Tegucigalpa
|American School of Tegucigalpa|
La Escuela Americana de Tegucigalpa
P.O. Box 2134,
|Motto||Excellence for All|
|Colour(s)||Blue, Red, and White|
The American School of Tegucigalpa (or AST; Spanish: Escuela Americana de Tegucigalpa) is an elite, private, coeducational international school located in the neighborhood of Lomas de Guijarro, in Tegucigalpa.
AST is accredited by the Honduran Ministry of Education, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the International Baccalaureate Organization. The Honduran Ministry of Education grants the national degree of Bachillerato to students who comply with additional credits and earn 160 hours of community service.
The American School of Tegucigalpa participates in both the AASCA (Association of American Schools of Central America) and ABSH (Association of Bilingual Schools of Honduras) tournaments. AST has won 33 AASCA championships among the three sports.
AST's campus includes four FIBA approved basketball courts, four professional volleyball courts and one 90m x 68m artificial turf soccer field. These facilities allows the school to host the AASCA and ABSH tournaments consistently.
- Rafael Leonardo Callejas (former President of Honduras)
- Carlos Roberto Flores (former President of Honduras)
- Ricardo Maduro (former President of Honduras)
- "Introduction." American School of Tegucigalpa. Web. 26 Feb. 2012. <http://www.amschool.org/introduction1.html>.